Federal law requires non-disabled adults without kids to work at least 20 hours per week in order to receive food stamps. Work requirements have proven to be an effective way to help adults go back to work, more than doubling their incomes.
After implementing work requirements:
Research from the Foundation for Government Accountability examines the results of Kansas’ welfare reforms and the findings are simply staggering . Work requirements have led to more employment, higher incomes, and less poverty. And instead of drawing millions of dollars in taxpayer-funded welfare benefits, these able-bodied adults are now contributing tens of millions of dollars to the local economy.